Nottingham, United Kingdom

English Garden Design

when 15 July 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 1200

Expand your horticultural expertise and knowledge at one of the most sustainable universities in the world!

On this course you will learn about:
- Design principles, history and the garden design process
- Sustainable plant and material selection
- Plant and soil science.

This innovative course includes a mix of lectures and practical workshops, along with day trips to prestigious UK gardens and nurseries.

During the course you will produce your own garden design to demonstrate what you have learnt, and by the end of the course you should have gained an insight into innovative and sustainable practices in the English garden design industry.

Target group

This course is ideal for students from any discipline with an interest in horticulture.

Course aim

After studying on this course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of English garden design and apply them to a given site/scenario
- Evaluate emerging horticultural principles and practices in garden design
- Prepare and deliver an individual presentation
- Distil from a range of source materials salient facts and concise arguments.

Credits info

10 EC
10 UK Credit Points / 5 ECTS, Certificate of Attendance, and an Official Transcript of Results.

Fee info

GBP 1200: Apply and pay your tuition fee by 30 April 2024 and receive our Early-Bird discount of £100. Tuition fee includes course materials, field trips, our exciting social and cultural programme, support from our friendly team of student buddies, use of our GSS Hub with free drinks, and a trip to the beautiful university city of Cambridge.
GBP 440: Accommodation in our on-campus student halls. All rooms are single with ensuite facilities and shared kitchen and living spaces. Halls are self-catered and kitchen and bedding packs will be provided. Our accommodation is right in the heart of the city and so there are lots of food shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and takeaways just a short walk away.


£100 Early-bird discount if tuition fee payment is received by 30 April 2024. A further discount is offered to groups of 10+ students travelling from the same University.